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No Excuses UniversityWhat makes our school special? Sarah J. Anderson is a proud member of the No Excuses University, which means we believe that all of our students are college-bound.
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Top 10 levy facts

Learn about the replacement educational maintenance and operations levy that will be on the Feb. 9 ballot.

  • Nurse, nurses

More than just bandages and boo-boos: Care comes in many forms

The second-grader, covering one eye, rattled off a series of letters. School Nurse Germaine Robinett gestured at a row halfway down an eye chart. “Can you see these?” she asked. [...]

  • Hough, website

New elementary school websites

VPS’ elementary schools have partnered with the district’s communications office to embark on a redesign of all elementary school websites.

School safety

Schools need to be vigilant and proactive when it comes to safety. In Vancouver Public Schools, safety is a top priority. How we prepare Meet District Resource Officer Jonathan [...]

  • STEM, Vancouver iTech Preparatory, magnet program
  • arts, performing arts, Vancouver School of Arts and Academics, VSAA, magnet program

Fifth-graders may apply for iTech Prep and/or VSAA beginning Jan. 12

Beginning Tuesday, Jan. 12, at 4 p.m. PST, current fifth-grade students will have the opportunity to apply for entrance to Vancouver School of Arts and Academics and/or Vancouver iTech Preparatory. For [...]

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Principal: Debra Hale

Main: 360-313-1500
Attendance: 360-313-1474

School hours:
8:30 a.m. – 2:50 p.m.

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